God and Angels Create Humans Part 1 - Vital Transformation

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God and Angels Create Humans Part 1

March 22, 2018

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Episode Description:

Join us for a profound journey into the mystical teachings of the Zohar with “God and Angels Create Humans Part 1.” In this session, we delve into the timeless wisdom contained within the Zohar’s pages, exploring the complex interactions between divine will, the role of angels in the creation of humanity, and the intrinsic connection between our actions, giving, and spiritual growth. Through this exploration, participants will gain insights into the fundamental nature of human existence and our potential for transformation and alignment with higher spiritual principles.

Key Points

  • Divine Consultation with Angels: Learn about the intriguing conversation between God and the angels regarding the creation of humans, highlighting the roles of Mercy, Truth, Justice (Charity), and Peace in this divine dialogue.
  • The Role of Giving: Discover the critical importance of charity (tzedakah) and acts of kindness in justifying human creation and their transformative power on the human soul.
  • Dark Forces and Spiritual Growth: Uncover the dual nature of the dark forces (Klippot) and their influence on human behavior, urging us to transcend selfish desires through spiritual practice and giving.
  • The Concept of ‘Lishma’: Explore the journey from performing mitzvot and studying Torah for selfish reasons (‘Lo Lishma’) to doing them for their own sake (‘Lishma’), aiming for the pure intention of bringing pleasure to the Creator.
  • The Significance of Broken Vessels: Delve into the Kabbalistic concept of the Shattering of the Vessels and how this event influences our desires, pleasures, and the path to spiritual correction.

Participant Takeaways

  • A Deeper Understanding of Humanity’s Purpose: Gain a richer comprehension of why humans were created and the expectations placed upon us by the divine.
  • Practical Steps for Spiritual Transformation: Learn practical ways to engage in acts of giving and kindness, transforming these actions into stepping stones towards spiritual growth and alignment with divine will.
  • Awareness of Inner Motivations: Develop an increased awareness of your motivations behind spiritual practices, encouraging a shift towards performing them ‘Lishma’ – for their own sake.
  • Insights into the Nature of Good and Evil: Understand the complex interplay between light and darkness within us, and how our choices can elevate the divine sparks trapped in material existence.
  • Empowerment to Change: Feel empowered to embark on a journey of self-improvement and spiritual elevation, using the tools and teachings provided in this session to make meaningful changes in your life and the world around you.